Yield: 8 servings
5 from 1 vote

Turkey Sausage and Tomato Sauce over Pasta

Course: Dinner
Cuisine: American


  • 1 lb lean Italian turkey sausage (casings removed)
  • 28 oz can crushed tomatoes (I love Tuttorosso)
  • 1/4 cup fresh basil (torn)
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/2 cup fat free ricotta
  • 16 oz uncooked whole wheat (high fiber or low carb pasta)


  • Remove the casings from the sausage and saute in a deep skillet.
  • When browned and cooked through, add crushed tomatoes.
  • Add salt and pepper to taste.
  • Cover and simmer on low for about 10 minutes.
  • Add basil and ricotta and simmer another 5 minutes.
  • Serve 1/2 cup sauce over approx 1 cup (2 oz dry) of your favorite cooked whole wheat, low carb or high fiber pasta.


Serving: 1cup pasta, 1/2 cup sauce, Calories: 297kcal, Carbohydrates: 48g, Protein: 17g, Fat: 6g, Saturated Fat: 1g, Cholesterol: 31mg, Sodium: 560mg, Fiber: 5g, Sugar: 4g
Blue Smart Points: 7
Green Smart Points: 7
Purple Smart Points: 2
Points +: 8